Meet the Innovators Under 35

Heather Bowerman, Dot Laboratories

Cheap hormone tests could begin to address gender disparities in health care.

Heather Bowerman, CEO & Founder, Dot Laboratories

Heather Bowerman is the founder and CEO of Dot Laboratories, a San Francisco–based health-care technology company developing women’s health diagnostics. Previously, Bowerman was a management consultant at McKinsey and a science and technology policy associate at the White House under the first Obama administration. While at the White House, she focused on the Strategy for American Innovation and the administration’s flagship innovation-focused legislation, the America Invents Act. By training, Bowerman is a biomedical engineer; she was the Harvard nanotechnology teaching fellow for the graduate course series and a research fellow in commercialization at Harvard Medical School. Early in her career, she worked in New York City at a private equity fund, where she handled the buyout of a portable molecular diagnostics company with key technology to combat epidemics of H5N1 and H1N1.


Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.